As series five of ITV1’s vets-in-the veldt drama hits our screens on Sunday January 10, Stephen Tompkinson and Dawn Steele say they never tire of working with the animals.
‘Filming is more enjoyable every year,’ enthuses quietly-spoken Stephen, 44, who has played Danny Trevanion since the show began in 2006.
At the end of the last series, Dawn’s feisty character, Alice Collins, admitted she had feelings for Danny.
‘The new series is about Danny and Alice living and working together – and the bumps they face along the way,’ reveals Dawn, 34.
Sibling rivalry rears its ugly head in episode one as Alice’s brother Rowan (Cal Macininch) tries to scupper she and Danny’s chances of winning an award for their work.
Preparations for the wedding of Caroline (Hayley Mills) and Du Plessis (Deon Stewardson) dominate the storyline, though.
Will Du Plessis, who’s Danny’s business partner, make it to the ceremony in time?
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